Tuesday, September 08, 2015

CSU Dubbo receives a visit from the Governor-General


Our Dubbo Librarian, Martin Peffer, was excited to meet his Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove at CSU Dubbo on Friday the 28th of August.

 From L-R: Acting University Secretary and Director, Governance and Corporate Affairs, Linda Breen, CSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann, Associate Professor and Head of School of Indigenous Australian Studies Jay Phillips, Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove and His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove
The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove toured Dubbo campus prior to meeting with students and staff in Dubbo campus Library to talk about CSU’s role in Indigenous education.
The visiting party meeting with students and staff in the Library
CSU Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann said “we are delighted that they have time in their busy schedule to visit the campus, meet students and staff, and learn about our Indigenous Education Strategy as well as the courses and graduates that are making a significant difference to the communities of regional Australia."

The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove tour the Dubbo Campus
CSU's School for Indigenous Studies is located at the Dubbo campus.  Speaking with WIN News Central West the Governor-General praised CSU, saying “it’s a great University. This is a hub for people from all up and down the catchment area for CSU to come here to do Indigenous Studies”.

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